Saudi activists are calling the campaign the most successful in years, despite threats [AFP]
|More than 60 women claimed to have answered their call to get behind the wheel in a rare show of defiance against a ban on female driving in the ultraconservative kingdom, Saudi activists said.
Saudi professor and campaigner Aziza Youssef said that the group received 13 videos and another 50 phone messages from women showing or claiming they had driven on Saturday. She said they had no way to verify the messages.
If the numbers are accurate, this year’s campaign is the most successful effort yet by Saudi women demanding the right to drive. Continue reading “Saudi women defy driving ban across country”